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    December 31, 2012
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>> next at 5. over the cliff we go. with lawmakers and even the president saying how close a deal is.they will not meet the midnight deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff. we'll tell you what that means for you. plus, kron 4 is your new year's eve headquarters.live, team coverage of celebrations around the bay area and the world.next. on new year's eve, little reason to celebrate on capitol hill as congress sends the government over the fiscal cliff. at least for now. the president expressing his frustration at the partisan deadlock over spending cuts and taxes. with this congress, that was obviously too much to hope for at this time. >> reporter: the senate is
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still expected to vote on the package tonight. but the house has adjourned until noon tomorrow. kron four's dan kerman is here to tell us how this all unfolded and what going over the cliff means for many americans. >> reporter: the house's decision to delay the vote means unemployment checks for 12 million americans could stop or atleast be delayed. it could also mean that federal workers could be furloughed. >> it could also lead to layoffs of private sector employees that sell goods and services to the federal government. now earlier in the day the president was optimistic the cliff could be avoided. here's how the day unfolded. >> if republicans thing that i will continue deficit reduction with only spending cuts alone that is not how it is going to work. >> what he is saying to the republicans on both sides of the aisle, basically, to the house of representatives is take it or leave it. that is no our president should lead. that is not how the president should lead. at 4:00 p.m. eastern, the deal
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was off. or at least, delayed. the house will break tonight, december 31st without voting on the fiscal cliff package. >> while we still see the there could be an agreement or no tax increases the deal will not be finalized on time because there is no deal on spending cuts. the house of representatives have gone home for the night. michael yaki will join us with the political advancements. vicki? we're following developing news tonight - with secretary of state hillary clinton. doctors say she is expected to make a full recovery, from a blood cot. which formed in a vein between her brain and skull. the clot was discovered yesterday - and is related to a concussion mrs. clinton suffered, after fainting while recovering from a stomachs virus. right now the 65-year-old is being treated will blood thinners, and is said to be in good spirits.
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now at five. >> it is christmas eve >> jacqueline: it's new year's eve! ! [laughter] this evening -- kron4 has complete coverage of what's happening here in the bayi'm here with jacqueline bennet -- she's tracking our holiday weather. kron4's justine waldman is monitoring preparations for the waterfront fireworks show in san francisco. maureen kelly has what police are doing to keep everyone safe. but first tonight -- a look at the new year already being rung in across the globe. san francicso is ready to ring in the new year. with a fireworks show along the embarcadero. (music) (cheers & applause) 'happy new year!"
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(music) (old angs eyes..) (music) "katty perry's 'firework"
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.... >> jacqueline: if you are hoping to catch some local fireworks the weather should cooperate. taking a look to the bay bridge toll plaza of the increase with clouds. satellite & radar showing that this is quickly sweeping for northern california. we are getting a bit of rain that is offshore at this hour. clear conditions in the wake of this system. a narrow band of storms pushing through california. and in the next couple of hours will start to see clouds. in the next
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4 hours, some clearing. showers mainly offshore. petaluma, highway 101 but mainly through clear conditions at the fireworks forecast just a few clouds. it will be equal however, with your full forecast, coming up. >> speaking of your embarcadero. kron 4's justine waldman gives us a behind the scenes look at what 250-thousand people will get to see over the bay. in just a matter of hours. >> reporter: in a secret location in san francisco. crews have spent 2 days working on a barge. getting the fireworks show ready for new years eve. >> loud bang. and lots more inbetween >> reporter: there are 5- thousand fireworks.some are covered in foil so they don't ignite ahead of
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schedule. they come in different shapes and sizes. >> color and movement and animation. nice variety. he bigger the circumferance of the case. the higher it goes. the whole show will be electronically set to music. and lasts 15-minutes. new fireworks are on board this year. and they should be spectacular. >> different and new. no hints. >> reporter: the best place to watch is anywhere along the waterfront. just make sure the ferry buidling is behind you. with the way thing looks here. 2013 is off to a banging start. in sf justine waldmen kron 4 news. >> while you at home are getting ready to ring in the new year, san francisco police are also getting prepared for the revelers expected to descend on the city.
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kron4's maureen kelly shows us what the police are doing to keep to the party safe. >> reporter: in the hours before and after the fireworks shoot into the air.sfpd will have a extra officers on the ground.with shifts overlapping during the peak party times.as well as additional help from the sherrif's dept and the chp.one major hot spot.here near the ferry building where barricades can already be seen in anticipation of the big crowds expected to watch the spectacle.but the pd's command post will be up above in one of the rooms of the nearby skyrises so they can keep an eye on the festivities from up above.here's one reveler carting home some alcohol for his party tonight.sfpd says that booze should be consumed indoors.they'll be keeping an eye out for open containers of alcohol. >> there's a zero tolerance, it's a crowded event, it's a family event we want people to come out and have a good time and enjoy themselves but drinking in public is against the law in san francisco.
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>> reporter: a dui checkpoint will be set up tonight at 8th and folsom from 8pm to around 3 am to catch those driving under the influence. but officers will also be cracking down on people walking while intoxicated too. >> don't drink to the point where you are stumling that you can't walk straight that you can't be concisous of your safety we definately don't want to see someone drunk to the point of falling down, falling down stairs, potentially wandering out into the lanes of traffic those are the types of behavior that we are talking about >> reporter: those arrested who cooperate could get a trip to the sobering center here at the deptment of public health.but >> if you are drunk and you are violent and belligrent effect then you risk wearing hte handcuffs and going to jail >> reporter: maureen kelly kron4 news. you may know what you're doing by now - but do you know how you'll get around. many bay area transit agencies offering free or extended service tonight. kron4's will tran has more from bart. >> night all service from bart at 3:00 a.m. and also night owl--service. if you live in san francisco check this out. muni will provide
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a free ride to anybody hopping on muni. that will begin until 6:00 a.m.. two great options. and especially with the d.u.i. checkpoints. to make yourself easier he will not have to drive around looking for parking. will tran. kron 4. and if you're looking for a way home after the big fireworks show tonight in san francisco. luxor cab is offering free rides within the city that would normally cost under 35 bucks - riders simply have to remember to mention berg kron4 wants to know what you're doing on new year's eve. braving the cold, and crowds to see the fireworks? partying the night away? or just staying home? log on to our kron4 facebook page -- vote in our poll -- i'll have the results later tonight. and if you want to avoid the hustle and bustle on new years -- stay in and enjoy it with us. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks. will all be on kron 4's new year's live show. the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4 it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich.
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kron 4's - new year's live. starts at 11-30 tonight. as the year 2012, comes to a close. kron4 is looking back at what made the headlines - from the bay area, to around the world. that's coming up at 5-30. but first - oakland's murder rate tops 130. tonight we're learning more about the most recent. a 15-year-old gunned down while walking down the street. and homicides spiking in the bay area's biggest city - san jose. the city recording it's 46th murder just hours ago. those stories - after the break. if
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sleep train thanks all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you. - thank you. gracias por su ayuda. thank you.
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the homicide rate in oakland keeps rising and tonight the person who killed a 15 year old girl is still on the lose. that girl was killed as she walked with others in a group near the oakland coliseum sunday afternoon. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and joins us with new information. >> the 15 year-old has been identified. just hours after the teenager wrist shot. her name wa blasting -- was a jordan. after she was- shot. a 14 year-old boy was also shot. police chief howard jordan is saying that they are doing everything. the suspect is a male teenager between a 13 years
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old-16 years old >> to they want to express our condolences to the family. this is another senseless and unfortunate act in our dear city, yesterday. as a father of the two girls, one is 13, when this is 16. i am personally impacted by this senseless act of violence. >> reporter: this is the131st homicide however, police chief robert jordan is determined to bring that down. that is easier said than done what is the solution? >> reporter: with more officers, we've heard 700. and also of older officers but record to talk more about that coming up at 6:00 p.m. thank you, j. r. for arafa. j. r. stone he final day of the year finds homicide investigators called out once again in
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san jose. kron four's rob fladeboe brings you up to date on homicide number 46, the mostsan jose in more than twenty >> reporter: a half-dozen patrol cars and perhaps twice that number of officers could be seen canvassing prospective witnesses here in the cordoned off summer breeze apartments on lewis road. police were called to the scene after receiving reports of a man sufffering from gunshots in the rear parking of the sprawling complex. >> tim kuchack/san jose police: >> officers responded with one adult male on the ground. with one gun shot wound. they pronounced him dead at the scene. >> reporter: police did not immediately identify the lone adult male victim. two people, described as 'persons of interest' were detained for questioning. police also said little about a motive for the shooting, except to say it is not gang-related. > lt. tim kuchack: >> at this point is still really early investigations
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would not know what happened to. >> jacqueline: >> reporter: assuming this is indeed the final homicide of the year, 46 killings to date is six more than san jose had in 2011 and the most since 1991 when there were 53. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news. a body found on a golf course in a quiet east bay city appears to be a homicide case.which would be a rare occurrence in that town.however kron4's haaziq madyun explains why police are not quite ready to call >> reporter: candles and flowers are placed along this wall on bluebell drive in livermorethis roadside memorial sits just outside the springtown golf course near galaxy courtthe location where the body of 28-year-old kenneth robert ogden was found shot to death early saturday morning livermore police investigators say just
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around 7:20amnot far from this bike path a jogger found ogden's lifeless body near this orange cone on the golf course fairway and screamed for someone to call 911 when police arrived they found the 28-year-old livermore residentthe victim of multiple gun wounds pulseless and not breathinghe pronounced dead at the scene his friends are saddened to the hear how he died >> i got a text message hearing what happened to him and it was a big shock. >> "it was a shock" >> he was a funny guy, hilarious. he always had me going. i did not expect this to happen to anyone here in livermore. we have a pretty peaceful community. when i heard about this it was a shock. >> reporter: livermore police are waiting for the coroner's report to determine if in fact ogden was murderedcalling the incident suspicious in the meantimeif confirmed it will be the city's first homicide madyun - kron 4news >> jacqueline: it is quite chilly. with 20's and '30's
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nearly everywhere 40's for the most part. the same in sunnyvale and the same in concord, we are seeing some increase in cloud coverage. it will sweep through quickly this evening. the fireworks, we are looking at clear skies. but it is going to be cold. taking a look of the satellite and radar we can see some very quick system pushing through. the rainfall will be staying offshore but clearing skies possible. to the north, it should be out of the bay in the next couple of hours. stormtracker 4 showing that this is on the north bay coast. light showers possible. but it is expected to move quickly
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very cold temperatures. 32 degrees in vallejo. 31 in livermore. if this cloud coverage will stick around which i do not think it well. it temperatures are going to be a bit warmer. there is a freeze in effect for the north bay. icy conditions and the sidewalks. giving yourself some extra time. the afternoon highs are still on the cool side. 40's and '50's. a look at your extended forecast with cold temperatures. thursday, friday, things will be warming up. and the chance of rainfall for saturday. and if you want to avoid the hustle and bustle on new years -- stay in and enjoy it with us. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks. will
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all be on kron 4's new year's live show. the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4 it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. kron 4's - new year's live. starts at 11-30 tonight. ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app.
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tonight is new year's eve. and earlier we asked on facebook - what your plans are for tonight. here are the results to our poll. 56-percent of you said you're staying home - catching the celebrations on t-v. 29- percent a little more adventurous - saying they're parting the night away. 12- percent of people who responded aren't seemingly going to have much - they have to work. and 3-percent are going to bed early - pretty much skipping it entirely. kron4 always wants your opnion on the big stories of the day. log on to our facebook fan page - and tell us what you think. and if you don't have any plans -- stay in and enjoy the holiday with kron4! the biggest parties and
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spectacular fireworks. will all be on kron 4's new year's live show. the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4 it is hosted by catherine kron 4's - new year's live. starts at 11-30 tonight.
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a live look from times square in new york. tonight - kron-4 counts down to 20-13.with much more from the big apple ahead. and it's looking like america is going over the fiscal cliff. with no deal reached in washington - and a midnight deadline. kron4's political analyst is here to break it down. - next at 5-30. r haazig ma look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. now at 5-30. the countdown to the new year. you're looking live at times quare. one million people expected to hit the streets there in new york citys tonight. tory dunnan is standing by -- with what's happening as the clock ticks down. >> reporter: here in times square they have gathered for the ball to drop at
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midnight. before every hour they to a big account down. to show you what they do this is a perfect spot. you can see that there are streamers, balloons and many people are coming together because it is cold. the recommendation is to dress in layers. we are waiting for the ball dropped after midnight. this is a time honored tradition. this is 12 ft. in diameter, and nearly wasteful thousand pounds. but what is it that without confetti? this is really neat is that most people have put our wishes onto their confetti. if that will be dropping right now,
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some people are waiting for these acts to start. torrey done and tory, thank you. >> jacqueline: this live look from the bay bridge toll plaza shows this cloud coverage. this is racing through the bay area. it is pushing through verily and quickly. this should it be through by the time we started this show. in the wake of that storm stormtracker 4 we do have some rain offshore in along the coast. san rafael, some spotty showers off of highway 1 0 1. really, not expecting that much rainfall of of this system.
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and if you want to avoid the cold on new years -- stay in and enjoy it with us. spectacular fireworks. will year's live show. the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4 it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. kron 4's - new year's live. our developing story tonight. america is going over the fiscal cliff. the house will miss the midnight deadline to vote on a budget deal before the new year. negotiations though still ongoing - and the president says a deal is near. to avoid the wide-ranging tax increases and spending cuts. >> congress has about 24 hours to get itself together. that is worthy
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deadline can happen. if they do not have a deal >> there could be some havoc in place in terms of the market going up and down. i think that they are very close. with a lot of these tax provisions up. the fiscal cliff is about taxes and spending. but the big question is that what is the spending issue. if they do have an impact it should not be an impact on the economy. >> people are really losing faith? >> these people of that nearly two years to get this done. for all of the whining... i do not really think there's much sympathy from the american people. the fact of the matter is that there is not just the fiscal cliff but also there is a pending bill that is
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being held up by the house of republicans. to make sure that the price of milk does not double puriwith nearly $7-for $eight! and can they still with the spending cuts? right now, we are going to hear that it is just going to kick the can and down the road. everything including the spending cuts will be on the table. the impression is that they are closed with the devil is in the detail. there are a lot of emotion and. >> and in terms of the tax issue. this is cutting taxes. i do not want to make you... 12 renegotiate on your tax possibility but the question is weather or not they came make decisions on
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the road on budget cuts. i think they should, they will. they should also get this wrapped up by tomorrow night. >> and hope springs is the eternal. if you'd like to connect with michael - you can follow him on twitter - his handle is "at-yaki-blog."
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now for today's market update. stocks close out the year strong. fueled by early afternoon progress in budget talks in washington. on wall street. the dow jumped 166-points to end the year above 13- thousand. and snap a five day losing streak. the dow gained seven percent fo the year. to finish out the year above 3-thousand.
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insurance giant a.i.g. is thanking the american people for the nearly 200- billion dollar bailout it received. but, the company also wants taxpayers to know the u-s treasury made a multi- billion dollar profit on the loan. according to a new "thank you america" ad campaign, the government netted more than 20-billion dollars from the deal. now for a look back at what made the headlines in 2012. from the bay area - and around the globe. ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything.
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>> let us take a look from the bay area headlines and around the globe. (music) >> this is bad! >> nobody is following and the procedures.
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>> whitney houston was pronounced dead at 3:55 (music) >> i am tired of being trapped. >> the high school peak teacher- >> these whales is what everybody is talking about. >> i never imagined that this could happen to me.
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>> there is no way that this is just a random crime. >> there were shots fired at edgewater... >> pam: he just started shooting everybody. >> we've not gotten justice. >> calls for his arrest grow louder (music)
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>> i was not interested in being hassled of soweto off my clothes. >> he was found " not guilty " of beating the priest that rate tim on a camping trip nearly 30 years ago. >> these shots were fired. outside of the aurora theater. >> this happened to yesterday's. >> i do not plan on the to resign. >> i am not too sure on that >> this was not official misconduct? >> on pm reporting
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>> these people say that they are suffering from headaches. >> richmond residents are confronting the company. >> decision 2012. >> this is the worst. >> clint eastwood. >> i want a man who wanted the sense to marriey michelle obama is called romnesia (music) >> to not be stupid, get out. >> make no mistake about it,
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this was a devastating storms (music) >> san francisco giants have something to cheer about. sweep, sweep sweep (music) (tui
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>> jacqueline: we have new year's festivities along the embarcadero. it looks like the weather will cooperate. with heavier rain along the north bay but it is just racing to the bay area. patchy clouds but it is going to be very, very cold. temperatures in the 30's. this rainfall for the north
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bay coast but otherwise just some cloud coverage. clear skies in the wake of this system as we can see. what is behind them is not a lot. and if the stormtracker 4, mainly light rainfall over san rafael and how we 1 0 1 a. again it is going to be racing over highway 1 0 1 -- >> jacqueline: temperatures are going to be chilly. right now, 40's and '50's because of the cloud coverage. temperatures are going to drop like a rock. here is a temp range in the north bay. with freezing and of vallejo, sub-freezing in fairfield, livermore concord, livermore,. 41 degrees in san francisco and a freeze morning for tomorrow in the north bay. below freezing for several hours that will lead to icy
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conditions. deftly, to not leave your family pets outside. it definitely -- cannot leave your pets outside. tomorrow's temperatures are not really going to be much warmer. we will see sunny skies. a look at your extended forecast. temperatures really not getting that warm either. however, we will start to warm things up. the chance of rain however, it still looks pretty dry. and if you want to avoid the cold on new years -- stay in and enjoy it with us. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks. will all be on kron 4's new year's live show. the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4 it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. kron 4's - new year's live. starts at 11-30 tonight.
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now at 8-30. and my next that a sex on the fiscal cliff rafeal off dates, at 6:00 p.m.. >> we will give you an update with rainfall mainly offshore. your full forecast, coming up. .
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> no deal is the worst deal. >> new concerns about hillary clinton. >> between these go and
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behind the right ear.. washington as congress fails to act in time to avoid its fiscal cliff. haazig madyunlieberman: no deal is the worst deal very dangerous place. haazig madyu brain, behind the t ear." chief looks back at his over the "fiscal cliff". despite progress between cutting a deal to avoid a series of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. will miss the midnight deadline lawmakers set for voting on an agreement. kron-4's dan kerman is here to explain how we got to this point and who will suffer as a result. it was a battle and lack of that caused the republican led house of representatives tomorrow. that means we will go over the fiscal cliff at midnight tonight. something the
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president didn't when he met with reporters >> if this seems that this deadline is shortly in sight. >> reporter: the president indicated that congress was closing in on an increase in taxes for the middle-class. ford and com burgers over the amount of $450,000. for -- the amount of the and, revenue of $450,000 household incomes. >> if they think i'm going to finish with deficit reduction and then they have another thing coming in. that is not our is going to work. >> what he was saying on both sides to the aisle. is to take it or leave it that is not howl a president should lead. >> that anger did not end there. >> this is going over the
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fiscal cliff. >> at 4:00 p.m. the deal was off. or at least, delayed. >> the house will break new year's eve, the night of the fiscal cliff without voting. >> the house decision to delay the vote and the send the country over the fiscal cliff means that unemployment checks could stop or at least be delayed. and federal workers could have a furloughed a a kind layoffs for private sector that have goods and services. the senate is expected to vote on a package before midnight tonight. the vice president is meeting with senate, and congress. if this agreement is made there could be a vote tomorrow. regardless, it is still inevitable that there will go over the fiscal cliff at midnight tonight now the senate is still expected to vote on a
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package before midnight tonight. both the president working with members of happen. is reached, the house could tomorrow. regardless we and coming up a little bit later in this newscast. we'll get insight and also developing tonight. doctors in new york expect secretary of state hillary clinton will make a full that formed in her head. doctors say the clot is in the vein in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right ear. they also say it has not resulted in a storke or neurological damage. clinton was admitted to a hospital last night after doctors discovered the clot. which they say stemmed from the concussion she suffered earlier this month. she's being treated with blood thinners. and is said to be in good spirits. and people around the world already ringing in 2013. you can see large crowds gathered in copenhagen to watch fireworks! let's take a look at some more new year celebrations from across the globe. (music)
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with just six hours until 2013. the final preperations are being made along the embarcadero in san francisco to ring in the near year. we got a look as crews set up the fireworks show on a barge. the best place to see the show is anywhere along the embarcadero waterfront. but make sure the ferry building is behind you. this year, there will be 5- thousand fireworks set off into the sky over the bay. all choreographed to music. some can go as high as 1- thousand feet into the air. >> allowed praying at the beginning of the show and a huge separate at the end with a lot more in between. the entire show lasts 15-minutes. and starts at midnight. and kron4's reggie kumar is live at the ferry building in san francisco with latest on the crowd that's starting to gather there. reggie?
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>> hello, the crowd has being out here all day. they say that the embarcadero be open for traffic to take a look at this video. this is what the embarcadero looked like at justin herman plaza and the ferry building. places were the new year's celebrators will be gathering. barricades will be set up. people already ice skating, dinner, and police are out with extra patrols. there is zero tolerance on public intoxication. however, some are going to stay home and to celebrate. >> we are going to have a party at my house. >> and the new year's resolutions?, stress less and eat more. >> this 8/fall summoned d u wid. dui checkpoint 8 -- folsom
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street. please be safe. reggie kumar, kron 4. a big crowd is also expected to ring in the new year at six flags discovery kingdom in vallejo. kron-4's janelle marie is there now with a look at how things are shaping up. janelle? >> is going to be busy with a thousand people, what thousands of people and everything is going on now. fireworks at midnight. and they say to meld do not work with children or animals i have my children. >> mary. >> i am here with my family for new year's eve. >> reporter: what are you going to do? >> i am going to have super fireworks and the rollercoaster. the superman ride. >> reporter: we are going to have so much fun.
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everybody! i love you and mom happy new year. >> jacqueline: if looks like the weather will cooperate. the tail end of this system is just racing to the bay area. through the north bay and it this rainfall is mainly offshore. this will have a clear skies. we were seeing some lighter showers light showers continue at this hour. as we continue by midnight, it should be clear. the bayshore in the
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low 40's and 10's are going to be in the '20s and '30s for tomorrow. we will talk more about that and your week ahead, coming up. if you want to of one of the colts, apostle, apost the he in the cold--
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sleep train thanks all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you. - thank you. gracias por su ayuda.
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thank you.
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a violent end to what has been a violent year as measured by homicides in the city of san jose. police were called here to the sprawling summer breeze apartments on lewis road where a man was shot and killed in the police did not immediately identify the lone, male victim and would not discuss any possible motive, except to say it is not thought to be gang-related. two people were detained for questioning in the city's 46th homicide this year, compared with 40 1991 when there were 53. new at 6. the woman accused of crashing into several pedestrians, killing one, near san francisco's twin peaks
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lookout point earlier this month pleaded not guilty today to vehicular manslaughter, d-u-i and hit-and-run charges. police say gina eunice fatally struck a 56-year-old woman on december 20th. prosecutors say eunice had arraignment had a blood alcohol content of point-2-3 at the time of the collision. eunice is being held on $1 million bail. the crime rate in oakland is rising. those in the city have now seen 131 homicides this year. a 15 year old girl is the latest to fall victim to gunfire. she was killed on sunday afternoon. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and joins us with new details in >> reporter: the teenager who died last night has been identified as 15 year old jubrille jordan of oakland. this is what the crime scene looked like last night hours after the shooting had happened. keep in mind these gun shots rang out at 3:30 in the afternoon. jordan was killed and a 14 year old boy was shot in the foot. the shooter is still on the lose. oakland police chief howard jordan addressed the rising crime situation in oakland. >> watching his young children get murdered is
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very disheartening and embarrassing for this city as the police chief. we will have more police officers, and be more proactive. we have three academies and and one the year we should probably have nearly 700. that, to me is a luxury. right now, that is 20 and half that will be 25 years. the bottom line is that it have to stop. people have to do a better job of protecting our children. from a more community involvement is also key. the chief says that more community involvment is also key to fighting crime in 2013. he says that he wants community members to even be a part of the officer selection process in
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the city. j.r. stone kron 4 news. as we told you at the top of this newscast. the house of representatives will not be casting a vote on an agreement to keep the country from falling off the so-called fiscal cliff. here with his take on the situation. is kron-4's political analyst michael yaki. there is some good news from the senate? >> as far as the tax increases there could be some sequestering. it will not impact the economy for budget cuts, layoffs. the bad news is that there is a harmonic convergence. there is a debt ceiling. beyond there is going to be a big situation. for now, a good
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news is that tomorrow afternoon what are the house or congress going to do. what is john boehner going to do? is he going to bring it up for a vote to. >> their total of all these terrible things. with taxes going up for the middle class. basically, we've kicked off down the road. and what type of reductions have we have. there will not be a market shot however, there is going to be a couple of things happening. there will be debt ceiling and in fact the government
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could run out but better news than the we have before. what will john boehner do? will the have the votes nancy pelosi is going to march in the troops and get it through. if something that is something that mitch mcconnell suggested there could be also a different outcome. >> were going to be the winners and losers? >> obama, special interest, the american people everyone, overall is going to be a winner. the big loser is two months down the road what are we going to do. >> there is a lot of finger- pointing going on. you could say what is hobbling the ointment. >> i would say that congress. and they have had
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nearly two days in the have not had this done. here we are, new year's eve and nearly tomorrow. >> with a new year, happy new year. if you'd like to connect you can follow him on twitter - his handle is "at- yaki-blog." >> jacqueline: we are seeing some cloud coverage. with clear conditions by midnight it is racing to the bay area. some clouds will remain by aid and by midnight, patchy clouds. temperatures will be dropping, dramatically. visibility should be good. as we take a look of the satellite & radar for rainfall is offshore. there is cloud coverage but it is just racing through. with
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clear skies and place. chilly temperatures. possibly some drizzle and there is some rainfall. it is not that to try. s this storm passes through it. fairfield, vallejo and antioch. temperatures are really going to cool off. 30's in vallejo. 35 in vallejo, 37 degrees in half moon bay. there is a freeze watch for the north bay. this entire north bay is impacted. temperatures will
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be freezing for several hours. give yourself some extra time. and temperatures are not going to warm up that much. 40's and '50's it is going to stay cold. for the morning and afternoon. temperatures are expected to warm up a little but with the slight chance of rain on sunday. stay with us. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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those looking to clean out their closets in time for the new year got a little bonus today. the folks at goodwill held a donate-a-thon at their main location on mission street in san francisco. those who came to give away their old belongings were assisted by those dressed as bellhops who also gave away popcorn. the first 400 people also got free passes to the zoo or movie tickets. event organizers say this is to thank people for their donations, which they call the lifeblood of their charity. >> what these donations do is support our missions we
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have a online of literacy digitally. learn how to make e-mailed, microsoft office, these are free. our mission is to put people back to work you could even get employed for the first time goodwill estimates that close to 4-thousand people will donate today at their 34 drop off locations in san francisco, san mateo and that's double their usual number.
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thousands of people are expected to celebrate the new year at six flags discovery kingdon in vallejo! this is a live look from six flags.
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> in washington d.c. it looks like the house will go
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over the fiscal cliff. however, there are going to increase taxes on are in the income. a reason why we will go over the fiscal is that the house has adjourned until noon tomorrow. a dispute that still exists over spending cuts. dan kerman, kron 4 news. >> in oakland police are searching for a teenage gunman that killed a 15 year-old to do the oakland coliseum on sunday. the police chief said that by the end of 2013 there will be 700 officers on the streets of oakland. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> san francisco is ready for 2013 after the fireworks is all set. 5000 fireworks all set to music with colors, shapes, sizes sparklers. the best place to watch is any place along the waterfront. in san
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francisco, justin waldman, kron 4 news. >> continuing our coverage. i am along the embarcadero. for san francisco police department is expected to agree lot of people on hand with overlapping, and uniformed officers on the street. officers are expected to be on the lookout for open containers and four people drowned in public. >> do not be where you are not conscious of your own safety. they are fully staffed tonight.with patrol shifts street during the peak party times. those driving may run into the dui checkpoint that >> of there was a call that there was a man in a parking lot that was suffering from gunshot wounds. >> upon arrival there was a
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man that was found on the ground with one of gunshot wound. we detained a few people that was involved in there is one person in custody. >> we have not identified the sauce affecsuspect -- and ts the most since 1991 when there was 53. >> investigators of the livermore police deported are looking into the discovery of a man's a dead body that was found on a golf course near the golf course it -- this is a jogger found this lifeless body with multiple gunshot wounds near this bike path. a roadside memorial has been set up. although it appears to be the first they are classid this as suspicious until the
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report from the county coroner is complete. kron 4 haazig madyun kron 4. >> jacqueline: some rainfall is picking up some satellite & radar is sweeping over the bay area. most of this rain is not hitting the ground. with clear conditions stormtracker 4, it is already along the coast. we are still seeing some cloud coverage. your new year's eve forecast will be chilly. although there will be clear skies. just patchy clouds and the temperatures look very, very cold tonight. and into tomorrow. temperatures are up a little bit. that storm but once that presses through in the clouds clear
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we will see cold temperatures. 50 percent francisco, notice in fairfield. 43 degrees a lige. temperatures overnight are going to take a dive. 28 in fairfield, 40's in vallejo. 37 degrees in half moon bay. a very cold night at a freeze watch for the north bay. virtually, the entire north bay. sub-freezing temperatures. definitely, icy sidewalks. giving yourself some extra time. and purring and your family pets inside. and bringing and your family pets. 30's and '40's tomorrow to start the '50s by the afternoon. a look at your extended forecast with cold. even on wednesday and thursday, friday, things are expected to warm up a little bit. temperatures will be in the upper 50s with a chance of rainfall by saturday.
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it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. we're ringing in the new year inside the davies symphony hall in san francisco. it's all starting 11-30 this evening. kron4's catherine heenan and gary radnich are hosting the celebration! catherine is live there now. you look fabulous. >> thank-you, you also looked gorgeous. >> it is a masquerade ball.
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and you can see that it is a great party. we will not only be at this party will be checking in at new year's celebrations all over the world. one of the biggest parties is at six flags. they are expecting thousands. and i will try to get gary radnich to get out of his spe shell [laughter] and there is a big balloon drop the symphony will be playing. and if you're not going out join us. >> you guys are so much fun and keeping gary radnich out of his shell or in his show? [laughter] >> getting him to call. out of his---shell i will hold down the fort and had a great time. catherine? lot of new laws. >> coming up, the 49ers and
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taking a look back at 2012 which or sports coming up. with your sports, coming up.
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>> 2012 winning their second (music) >> this italian cruise ship capsized. >> 23% unemployment. >> out reach. >> the affordable care act. >> legitimate rate.
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>> the largest ipo. >> yes he is relieved breast feeding. >> this one article. has the entire article talking. >> the president says the same sex should be illegal. >> we knknow the name. the amount they say that these people have been shot in front of the empire state building. >> jerry sandusky sentenced to a minimum of 30 years. >> to overturn no statue is gone, of footrope course patern joe paterno. >> people are going crazy for the diamond jubilee. >> the flying squirrel. >> prince harry, naked in las vegas. >> why now? >> people are going crazy.
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>> what do you need shut up? [laughter] >> for more years, chanting (4 more years) in a christopher stephens, is dead. >> we will bring those to justice who created these murders. >> all of these impact of hurricane sandy. seaboard. >> we cannot secure this. >> one more story? >> call meet maybe. >> to ha call me maybe and tan mom >> general petraeus the endeavor the red lines the releection of barack obama
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gabe slate tech report >> this terror >> our hearts are broken today for the parents, the grandparents, the sisters, brothers of these little children. maybe god bless. and in the words of scripture, he'll the broken hearted and buying up their wounds (music)
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welcome back everyone. it all fell into place for the 49ers yesterday. a fairly convincing win at home.division title. and a first round playoff bye. colin kaepernick passed for a career high 276 yards.2 touchdowns and no interceptions in the niners 27-13 win over arizona most of them to michael crabtree who also had a career day with 8 catches for 172 yards and two touchdowns as the niners clinched the west with a 27-13 win over arizona and frank gore cemented his place in 49er history with his franchise best 51st rushing touchdown - he's now the 49ers all time leader in attempts, yards and touchdowns. 49ers are now in a wait and see mode with that first >> they will have today, tomorrow, wednesday to rest
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their mind, rest their body. by merely insist to stay close and rest their mind, mark rest their body. >> we to take advantage of those opportunities. >> also what to do about david acres. he is having one of the worst seasons. >> do you think about changing a kicker? >> and to not know if we will have to go we will evaluate. it is his job to make the field goals. >> not exactly a ringing endorsement but he has been one of the league's best kickers for most of his career. plus, were they going to get at this hour. and also, they fired some
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coaches but just not the head coach. offensive coordinator, knapp was let go and the most clearing was from seventh last year to 28 this year and also special offensive line coaches. team today. six others shown the door. the raiders lost. despite this, he as expected was fired after finishing 7-9. turner, not the only coach fired there were other six more. the most surprising, was lovie smith he is out after chicago. and also reed in chgo and the cardinals
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and shermer of the browns >> stanford a 6 point favorite to beat wisconsin tomorrow in pasadena meanwhile usc's season ended with a thud. lane kiffin's trojans ranked number one heading into the season.finished 7- and-6. sun bowl - usc vs georgia tech lane kiffin and matt barkley shoulder injury 4th quarter/ 14-7 g-tech tevin washington passes to orwin smith he runs through a usc tackle and scores a 17-yard touchdown 21-7 g- tech final: 21-7 georgia tech email to askgary@kron4.com now for a look back at what made the headlines in 2012. >> kyle williams lost the ball it is recovered by the giants. the giants are going back to the super bowl. >> well, reggie and his guy the new head coach of the
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oakland raiders, dennis allen. >> a kind of figured something was going to happen. >> it is just not right yet. >> milky cabrera it was a good year for us but our thoughts is that we will will on. >> the giants, the second time in a three years. >> center field! >> unbelievable! >> 0 my goodness, and this is wha right to the oakland capital of baseball. >> the western division. posey, this grand slam of 4
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buster posy. >> the san francisco giants will advance to the playoffs. >> the giants have won the playoff. >> the giants have won the pennant. >> right into center, into the wall, powell said of alsandoval-and the giants have won it all.. >> the current state of our program is not what our student-athletes and committee deserve. >> we are going to go to the rose bowl. since 1999, the young david shaw. >> we have to really good guys.
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>> people are drooling all over themselves because they have something to talk about. >> :kaepernick. >> a great job >> see you at 8:00 p.m.
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